Earle Jacob Bryant, 1959

Bill Stannett, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white photograph of Earle Jacob Bryant.
Earle Jacob "Jake" Bryant (1914-1973) was born in Ashburn, Ontario in 1914, and was proficient in boxing, baseball, rugby and hockey in his youth. During the Second World War he was an Acting Petty Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy in Halifax and Londonderry, Ireland, 1942-46. He was a Whitby Public Utility Commissioner from 1951-1971, serving as chairman in 1954-56, 1963, and 1970-71. In 1963, he was president of the Eastern Ontario Municipal Electric Association, after serving four years as Director, starting in 1955. In 1952 he was president of the Whitby Minor Hockey Association, and in later years was ice maker at the Whitby Curling Club. He was a self-employed electrician for 16 years in Whitby. Mr. Bryant was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112, the Whitby Kinsmen Club and the Whitby Curling Club. He died in Whitby on February 26, 1973 and is buried in Burns' Presbyterian Cemetery, Ashburn.
Date of Original:
Width: 8 in
Height: 10 in
Personal Name(s):
Earle Jacob Bryant ; Bill Stannett
Corporate Name(s):
Royal Canadian Navy ; Whitby Public Utilities Commission ; Whitby Minor Hockey Association ; Whitby Curling Club ; Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112 ; Whitby Kinsmen Club
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8789502582085 Longitude: -78.9417963916015
Copyright Statement:
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Copyright Date:
Copyright Holder:
Bill Stannett
Recommended Citation:
Earle Jacob Bryant, 1959, Bill Stannett. Whitby Archives 31-005-014.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original photograph
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Earle Jacob Bryant, 1959

A black and white photograph of Earle Jacob Bryant.